The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northamptonshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 33 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Spring 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.67% 1.49% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 7.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate
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£273 £438 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £26.31 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.91% -34.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.39% 20.90% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 33
Average daily rate £305 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spring across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Spring
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spring across the Northamptonshire region.

Spring Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Spring
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +2 6 £273 -39.44% 2
Spring
East Midlands

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) JSP
3 7 (77.78%) Struts
4 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) JUnit
4 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 6 (66.67%) Sun
4 6 (66.67%) Sun Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) EJB
6 4 (44.44%) XML
7 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (22.22%) Validation
8 2 (22.22%) jQuery
8 2 (22.22%) Selenium
8 2 (22.22%) TDD
8 2 (22.22%) Maven
9 1 (11.11%) Ajax
9 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (11.11%) Marketing

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 7 (77.78%) JSP
2 7 (77.78%) Struts
3 6 (66.67%) Servlets
4 5 (55.56%) EJB
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 1 (11.11%) JPA
7 1 (11.11%) OAuth
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) Ajax
7 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (11.11%) JSON
7 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) CSS
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) SAP